September 25th is nearing, and I am still eleven items short for my LIVE OUT LOUD (LOL) list.

If you have any suggestions, please feel free to share!



Read The Art of War as well as The War of Art, both wonderful books.
Adopt the Cult of Done model.                                                                              Begun!
Plant a hydrangea bush in your back yard.  You’ll be glad you did.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Westcott House
Admit to that one special person you had a crush on them LOL  Yeh.  Right!
Do something lavish for a friend’s birthday.
I would like for you to spend a day with the love of your life/the-one-that-got-away. You don’t have to tell us you are doing it or blog about the experience, unless it turns out to be such a positive one you can’t *not* share it.
Take a trip by train/Amtrak
Go zip-lining
Maybe letting a friend set you up on a blind date or commit to going on one date with someone you meet online, or ask out someone that you routinely and have always thought you would like to get to know them better. This is where you choose your friends carefully.
Take a gardening class
Go bird watching
Go kayaking
Climb an indoor rock wall at the rec center
Fly in a small, non-commercial plane This will be accomplished September 20th – kicking off the LOL list!
Take a ride on the Wright B Flyer
Donate something each month to SICSA (bag of food or kitty litter)
Centerville parks has a one day archery class
Fire a black powder rifle
Ride in a go-kart
Visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater This 19yo  dream will come true September 20th – kicking off the LOL list!
Get vanity plates for your new van. Will do for 2014
Swim with a dolphin at the Indianapolis Zoo
Have a phosphorus shake or a Lebanon Sundae at the Lebanon Ice Cream Parlor
Go on an open air Jeep Safari at The Wilds (Ohio)
Tour the Dum Dum Factory in Bryan Ohio
Go geochaching – you have an iPhone now, this would be fun!
Ride a Segway
Take horse back riding lessons
Snow ski at Mad River Mountain
Visit Red Hill and Poplar Forest in Virginia I’ve always wanted to visit Thomas Jefferson’s private retreat, Poplar Forest.
Visit the Truman stuff in Independence Wanted to go here since 1972; planning to do this Summer 2014
Tandem sky dive
Go to Sandusky and take a ferry to one of the islands for a day
Take a hot air balloon ride
Cooking or gourmet cooking class
Visit Mount Rushmore
Eat vegetarian two days a week.     Started this in June 2013
Fly in a helicopter I flew in a helicopter with my grandparents over one of Indiana’s lakes when I was a boy.
Take a ballroom dancing class Took a class in college.
Walk a minimum of 2 miles per day Started this in June 2013
Have a party at a historic house Each September 25th, I sit on the side porch of Orville Wright’s Hawthorn Hill and have a cupcake and juice with Flyer at my side.

About Wright Flyer Guy

Darin is a single adoptive father, a teacher, playwright, and musical theatre director from Kettering, Ohio.
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1 Response to MY DAY: The LIVE OUT LOUD (LOL) update

  1. Cathy says:

    Go White water rafting.

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